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Hi, I would like to know more about the "Tropiolum" plant


By Jozsef

Sutherland, United Kingdom

Thanks to everyone....
So is this "Tropiolum" or "Tropaeolum"?




OK, any specific tropaeolum, Jozef? The basic one is the annual nasturtium, seed from any garden centre and easily grown. Then there are tuberus rooted perennials, the most well known being Scottish Flame Flower, Tropaeolum speciosum. Easily grown in many gardens and will not grow at all in others. It like semi shade and moist growing conditions wit other shrubs to scramble over. Be aware, if it really likes you it is a weed.

12 Jul, 2012


.......and as Bulbaholic says, if it doesn't like your garden it will not grow at all, however much you persevere, as I can testify!

12 Jul, 2012


Me too, in spite of many attempts. :-(

13 Jul, 2012


There are a lot of others too, like T. ciliatum with small yellow flowers which climbs like T. speciosum and is easier to establish.

13 Jul, 2012


'Tropaeolum speciosum' and a lovely sight! It must like your garden. :-))))

14 Jul, 2012


Thank you very much! :-)

from Scotland

14 Jul, 2012



15 Jul, 2012

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